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Also known as a Saturn peach, this pleasantly “smushed” variety is a bit tricky to slice uniformly. But that’s part of what makes the peaches special–they’re a little goofy looking, but the flavor can’t be beat. Chomp into this tender and juicy peach, and you’ll find that it’s delicate, sweet and less acidic than traditional kinds.
Because of their odd shape, donut peaches are difficult to peel. They’re best for snacking out of hand or in recipes where that deliciously fuzzy skin can be left intact. Salsa and muffins are two personal favorites.
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana’s full bio »
Most passersby ooh and ahh over these fantastically gorgeous nightshade veggies and then pass on buying them because they have no idea what to do with them! I’m here to help. You certainly won’t come across these gorgeous gnarly varieties of eggplant in your local large chain grocery store. White, striped and even pumpkin-shaped —Read more